Ediscetus osbornei Albright et al. 2018 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti

Full reference: L. B. Albright, A. E. Sanders, and J. H. Geisler. 2018. An unexpectedly derived odontocete from the Ashley Formation (upper Rupelian) of South Carolina, U.S.A. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 38(4):e1482555

Belongs to Ediscetus according to L. B. Albright et al. 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SC2015.33.1, a partial skull. Its type locality is Givhans Ferry State Park, upstream 3 km, which is in a Rupelian marine horizon in the Ashley Formation of South Carolina.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Givhans Ferry State Park, upstream 3 km

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